A Missouri concrete contractor has been working under the radar for years and taking on new jobs despite a trail of lawsuits, a police investigation, and court orders to pay back tens of thousands of dollars.
Parents of a 6-year-old boy who drowned at a summer camp run by St. Louis County believe their son’s death could have been prevented and are now pushing for Missouri to require licensing for camp programs.
Police records uncovered by News 4 Investigates did not show the escape of a 16-year-old from a juvenile detention center, who police sources confirmed to News 4 spent weeks on the run before being recaptured in connection to the murder of a St. Louis father.
Back in January of this year, prosecutors say she was driving the wrong way down I-44 when she hit another car. Vickie and Ryan Wilson were out picking up their anniversary dinner when they were hit. Vickie was killed and Ryan was severely injured.
Local police departments, looking to nab criminals, are turning more to technology. They’re putting their own cameras on street corners and in the sky, but they’re doing so in secret, which has some people questioning why there’s not more transparency on the technology, funded by your tax dollars.
A MoDOT supervisor who oversaw workers killed in a deadly work zone crash last November claims the department hadn’t required work zone training in nearly five years and that she didn’t know about key safety policies.
The parents of a St. Louis teenager who was gunned down for witnessing another murder, is suing the city claiming their son’s death was preventable and the plan to kill him was hatched inside the city jail on recorded phone calls.
A St. Charles County man who admitted to killing four people, including two young children, was officially sentenced to death on Thursday when a judge confirmed the jury’s verdict from last month. His defense is being paid for by taxpayers, but the state won’t release how much money was spent.
A Missouri highway worker who suffered severe injuries in a deadly work zone crash, was just fired by the Missouri Department of Transportation, all while he still can’t work and is on disability leave.
It’s 9:30 at night after a Cardinals home game. A 10-year-old girl and her family are heading home on a Metrolink train. The girl steps off at an East St. Louis stop, thinking her parents and sister are behind her. Seconds after getting off the train, the girl turns around to see the doors closed before her family could join her. The train speeds off, leaving the girl alone.
News 4 Investigates uncovers a letter that reveals the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) investigated a deadly work zone crash and found the crew supervisor failed to do key parts of his job.
Working in Missouri comes with the risk that if you die on the job, your employer could be off the hook. It’s something that a recent lawsuit is putting a spotlight on and leaving some questioning if there is a loophole in state law.